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MA Fine Art
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Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £12750
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The Fine Art MA focuses on progressing your practice and developing you as a professional artist. You'll produce a rich body of work underpinned by theoretical understanding. The course emphasises creating, supported by technical knowledge. You will learn to research, develop and refine your ideas. The practical skills you establish will be supported by an academic understanding. As a student on our Fine Art MA you will develop a deeper knowledge of your fine art practice. The course has been designed for students who have recently finished Undergraduate degrees and for those returning to learning. You will have the opportunity to identify, develop and professionalise your personal approach to making art. You will expand your knowledge and skill through a combination of taught sessions, tutorials, critiques, briefs and live projects, field trips and participatory events. You will be encouraged to think globally, produce work of high quality and develop your professional networks. You will be supported to work independently and to explore your own potential. You will be able to focus on areas that are directly relevant to your interests. You will build on your knowledge of fine art through material thinking and critical theory. Your studio practice will be informed by experience in professional and scholarly fields. Special features of this course include guest speakers, masterclasses, access to specialist studios and workshop spaces, national and international field trips, group exhibitions, networking opportunites, and the chance to be involved with staff research and symposiums.
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IELTS: 6.0 (no skill below 5.5)
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About this university
The International Student Support team are on hand to help the students travelling from outside the UK on their arrival in York. Their services include a welcome and orientation program that includes different elements for levels of study and access to English language help for those to whom it isn't a native language. There are also regular drop-in sessions to help with matters such as finding work between classes, financial advice and help with immigration and visas. There is also a number of options to help students learn more about York and enjoy their time in the city including making use of local tourist attractions such as the Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum. The Student Union is responsible for the representation of students at York St John as well as organising extracurricular activities. The union offer help and advice on a range of subject to its members including health and wellbeing matters, financial advice and even learning support. These services are based in the Holgate Student Centre. There is also a student union bar located in Phoenix Court offering a great place to meet friends and get hot and cold food and drinks. There are a number of sports clubs with considerable history behind them including the rowing club, founded in 1852 and the rugby club that was founded in 1883, also the biggest club on campus. The football club dates to 1883 and has featured a number of England international players while the cricket club is another of considerable age, dating from 1848. There are around 30 different societies on offer to students including performing arts such as drama and singing as well as interest and academic subjects such as psychology and primary education. All are in contention for the Society of the Year award awarded at the annual ball.